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Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988

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115Jurisdiction of county court and sheriff court

(1)In England, Wales and Northern Ireland a county court may entertain proceedings under—

  • section 99 (order for delivery up of infringing copy or other article),

  • section 102(5) (order as to exercise of rights by copyright owner where exclusive licensee has concurrent rights), or

  • section 114 (order as to disposal of infringing copy or other article),

where the value of the infringing copies and other articles in question does not exceed the county court limit for actions in tort.

(2)In Scotland proceedings for an order under any of those provisions may be brought in the sheriff court.

(3)Nothing in this section shall be construed as affecting the jurisdiction of the High Court or, in Scotland, the Court of Session.

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